The South West Apprenticeship Company Ltd (SWAC)

The South West Apprenticeship Company Ltd (SWAC) is committed to successfully matching employers to apprentices, providing support and guidance every step of the way.

Specialities: Recruitment, Apprenticeships, Human Resources, Payroll, Training, Pastoral Care, Learner Mentoring
Area Served: Bristol, BANES, North Somerset, South Glos
Founded: 2012

The South West Apprenticeship Company (SWAC) is an Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) Providing free impartial advice for businesses that want to find out about the benefits and steps involved in taking on an apprentice. Employers frequently say that bureaucracy and red tape get in the way of them taking on an apprentice, but the SWAC are here to take care of that for you.

SWAC offer a full range of services that employers can draw on. Below is a summary of ways they can help.

Workforce Development & Apprenticeship Planning

SWAC look at your organisation and help you understand the full range of opportunities to create apprenticeships. This will include an assessment of your current vacancies, likely future vacancies based on staff turnover, the training requirements you have for existing employees, your future recruitment plans and how all of these may be able to be met through a robust and successful apprenticeship program.

Apprentice Recruitment

Where apprenticeship planning results in a recruitment campaign for new vacancies SWAC can help you recruit appropriate candidates.  SWAC employ the apprentice and offer employers and the apprentice a full mentoring and employment service.



Apprenticeships bring in the skills and talent businesses needs to flourish. Regardless of the size and nature of the enterprise, Apprenticeships will contribute to a company's success. SWAC can help...

Find out more